In an effort to comply with the law, and our commitment to protect your personal information, we provide the following, which discloses our policies.
What type of information do we collect?
Personal Information is defined as any information concerning the person or material circumstances of an identified or identifiable individual. An identifiable person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, by reference to a Social Security Number and/or Identification Number (hereinafter “SSN/I.N.”) or to one or more factors specific to his physical, physiological, mental, economic, cultural or social identity.
Personal Information shall include but is not limited to: name, home address, home telephone number, email address, SSN/I.N., financial information and employment related information such as may be found on resumes, applications, background verification information, or in employment references.
GFM takes measures to maintain the confidentiality of your SSN/I.N. to protect your SSN/I.N. from unlawful disclosure, and to limit access to your SSN/I.N. GFM will not make your SSN/I.N. available to the general public, print your SSN/I.N. on any card, require you to provide your SSN/I.N. to access any products or services, transmit your SSN/I.N. over the Internet unless the connection is secure or your SSN/I.N. has been encrypted, or requires the transmittal of your SSN/I.N. to access our Website without requiring additional authentication.
Non-personal information is information that is already a matter of public record or knowledge. Business contact information is considered non-personal information and not subjected to special protection and it can by routinely shared with anyone inside or outside of the business. Business contract information shall include but is not limited to: business name, business address, business telephone number. We will never collect sensitive Person Information except to comply with Affirmative Action data requirements. Sensitive Personal Information can include but is not limited to: information pertaining to gender, disabilities, and veteran status.
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Children and Data Collection
GFM adheres to the federal privacy protection standards as stated in the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”). We care about the safety of children. We will not knowingly allow anyone under 13 to provide us any personally identifying information. Children under 13 years of age are required to obtain the express permission of a parent or guardian before submitting any Personal Information about themselves (such as their names, e-mail address, and phone number) over the Internet. If a child has provided us with personally-identifiable information without the consent of a parent or guardian, the parent or guardian of the child should contact the Privacy Officer immediately at email@example.com. We will use reasonable efforts to promptly delete the child’s information from our servers.
Our Use of Your Information
Collection and Use of GFM Customer Information
GFM will not collect customer Personal Information, unless the customer contacts GFM directly. Failure to provide necessary information may prevent GFM from fully addressing any customer concerns.
Sharing of Personal Information
We endeavor to protect your Personal Information using physical, electronic or procedural security measures appropriate to the sensitivity of the information in our control. These measures include safeguards to protect Personal Information against loss or theft, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use and modification.
Storage, Retention and Accuracy of Personal Information
GFM insures that Personal Information is safeguarded against loss, access, use, modification, disclosure or other misuse. All reasonable steps are taken to prevent unauthorized use or disclosure of your Personal Information.
GFM will retain your Personal Information only for as long as necessary to fulfill the purpose(s) for which it was collected and to comply with applicable laws, and your consent to such purposes(s) remains valid after termination of our relationship with you. We take all reasonable steps to insure that your Personal Information is accurate, up-to-date, complete, relevant and not misleading.
You may contact the Privacy Officer to access, correct or delete your Personal Information. If necessary, the Privacy Officer will contact another employee to assist in completing your requested task. If you have any questions or complaints, please contact the Privacy Officer. The Privacy Officer can be reached by telephone at: 1-877-875-3474; by Facsimile at: (954) 942-1153; by email at: firstname.lastname@example.org; or by mail at Global Fish Mounts, 580 NW 12th Ave, Pompano Beach, FL, 33069, USA. We will address your concern and attempt to resolve any problem.
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GFM’s Commitment: Adhering to the 10 Privacy Principles
In Canada, "Fair Information Practices" regarding your personal information are reflected in a series of 10 Privacy Principles developed by the Canadian Standards Association and incorporated into Canadian federal privacy legislation, the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act ("PIPEDA"). GFM adheres to the 10 Privacy Principles as follows:
Principle 1 — Accountability
Principle 2 — Identifying the Purposes for collection of Personal Information
Principle 3 — Consent for Collection, Use of Disclosure of Personal Information
Principle 4 — Limiting Collection of Personal Information
Principle 5 — Limiting Use, Disclosure, and Retention of Personal Information
Principle 6 — Accuracy of Personal Information
Principle 7 — Security Safeguards
Principle 8 — Openness Concerning Policies and Practices
Principle 9 — Individual Access to Personal Information
Principle 10 — Challenging Compliance
LAST UPDATED: GFM 01/17/12
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